Kerala is the most literate state in India, literacy rate of Kerala is 94%. Kerala is famous for its ecotourism programmes and backwaters. From its beaches, ancient settlements, and backwaters to its hill stations and incredible wildlife, Kerala has a range of attractions to offer. The most fascinating travel facts that distinguish Kerala as a holiday destination have been hand-selected by our team. Approx 76,00,00 tourist visit Kerala each year. There are four international airport in Kerala (Trivandrum International Airport, Calicut International Airport, Calicut International Airport and Kannur International Airport).
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. It is a sanctified place for Hindus all around the world. This temple is dedicated to Lord Anantha (Lord Vishnu). Thiruvananthpuram means “The Land of Lord Anantha”.The architecture of temple is mix of both Kerala and Dravidian architectural style. The idol of main deity (Lord Vishnu) is 18 feet long situated in lying position on Adisesha (The serpent God). It is considered that this temple has its root from the 8th century and is one of the 108 temples of the Lord Vishnu. The temple was almost destroyed by a fire accident in 1686 AD. Its renovation work was done by king of Travancore , Marthanda Verma in 1729.
Best time to visit this temple is during The Alpashi festival in October / November and Panguni festival in March/November.
Sabarimala Sastha Temple is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in Kerala. Temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyapa, which is situated near Periyar Tiger Reserve , Pathanamthitta district , Kerala in the western Ghats mountain range at an altitude of approx 1260m above sea level. It is estimated that each year around 5 to 10 million devotees visit here every year. Lord Ayyappa, a Brahmachari deity is also known as Dharma Sastha. It is believed that Lord Ayyappa was the son of Shiva and Mohini (the feminine incarnation of Lord Vishnu). Hence the traditions followed here is the mix of both Shaivism and Vaishnavism.
Tali Temple is an ancient temple located in Kozhikode. Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Temple is known for its architecture which is wood architecture. The wooden roof of temple has brass carving which looks very attractive and attracts more and more tourist. Kozhikode is nearest railway station of this temple. The month of October and November is the best time to visit here.
There are several temples in Tamil Nadu. As is well knowledge, Tamil is the world's oldest language, and Tamil Nadu is home to numerous ancient temples that date back hundreds of years. A few of them also had UNESCO-verified sites. Additionally, Tamil Nadu has been India's most popular tourist destination for ten years.
Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. It’s a Hindu temple and is famous for its mysterious wealth. Shree Padmanabhaswamy temple lord Vishnu is worshiped. The statue is in Ananthashyana posture. This temple attract a lot of tourist every year.
Meenakshi Temple is located at Madurai in Tamil Nadu. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. It’s a very old temple and known for its Historical significance and great architecture. This temple is built in Dravidian style. Large number of visitor visit to this temple all year long
Brihadeshwar Temple There are several temples in Tamilnadu. As is well knowledge, Tamil is the world's oldest language, and Tamil Nadu is home to numerous ancient temples that date back hundreds of years. A few of them also had UNESCO-verified sites. Additionally, Tamilnadu has been India's most popular tourist destination for ten years. The most well-known and adored temples in Tamil Nadu are listed below.
Mayuranathaswami Temple Mayiladuthurai One of the most well-known sacred sites of Lord Shiva is the Mayuranathaswami Temple,which is situated in the Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu. According to a myth, Goddess Parvati was once cursed by Lord Shiva, and as a result,she was born as a peahen.
She worshipped in Mayiladuthurai and Mylapore in the form of a Mayur to atone for her errors (Peahen). Lord Shiva, pleased with her devotion, pardoned her. Goddess Parvati is worshipped as Abhayambikai, and Lord Shiva is worshipped as Mayuranathar.